Consign Your Best Items with Lelands. We Also Pay Cash on the Spot! Learn More Here.

Group of Four Items From the James Naismith Collection

Group of Four Items From the James Naismith Collection

Dr. James Naismith is credited with inventing the game of basketball. This grouping of four items he personally owned includes his own copy of "Constitution, By-Laws, and Laws of Athletics by the ICA (1891 ed.). Also in the lot is his resignation acceptance letter from the National Guard of Kansas and his typed manuscript "A Proposed Plan for the Military Training for the State of Kansas" which is hand annotated by Naismith. Lastly, his personal copy of Spalding's "Boxing" guide (1893 ed.). All four items come directly from the estate of Dr. James Naismith.


Past Sports Card, Memorabilia, Non-Sports Card and Collecitble Auction Items

Other past auction items that may be of interest to you.

Collection of Signed Basketball 3x5" Index Cards (111)

November 2007 Catalog

1986 NBA Basketball All-Star Game Ring by Balfour

November 2007 Catalog

Basketball Hardcover Book with 14 Hall of Famer Signatures

November 2007 Catalog

Basketball Signed Publications (4)

November 2007 Catalog

Group of Four Items From the James Naismith Collection

November 2007 Catalog

Autographed Basketball Cards (29)

November 2007 Catalog

Larry Bird Signed Limited Edition Lithographs (6)

November 2007 Catalog

Wilt Chamberlain at Kansas (1957)

November 2007 Catalog

Asp.Net CMS By Joopk.com